Oregon's hunting season for ducks, pheasants, gray partridges and chukars opens Saturday for eastern Oregon and on Oct. 12 for western Oregon and the Columbia basin.
All remaining quail seasons will also open Saturday, according to an Oregon Fish and Wildlife press release.
This year, Oregon Fish and Wildlife will use a new electronic licensing system. Hunters can choose between paper and electronic licenses and validations, according to the release. See the MyODFW app or visit dfw.state.or.us for more information on how to use the system.
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Federal duck stamps are not sold through the new system and must still be purchased at a post office, outdoor retailer or from federal online vendors, the department said.
ODFW is projecting slightly lower duck, pheasant and chukar populations this year, according to the release, while quail populations are estimated to be slightly higher than last year. Check the Oregon Fish and Wildlife website for bag limits and other regulations.